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Response from Diabetes Specialist on 15/3

Dear Nick,

Thank you for your email. I have passed the request on to our communications team who can liaise with medicines management to respond to your request.

It is indeed excellent news that funding for Libre will be centrally determined from April and I'm confident we will soon hit the expected 20% threshold.

FOI Response (Original text)

Your plans for meeting the NHS England Libre policy

NHS Surrey Downs CCG does hold this information. A paper will be presented to the Surrey & North West Sussex Area Prescribing Committee (APC) for consideration on 3 April 2019.

How the Libre prescribing process will be handled? Will it be Red, Amber or Green listed?

NHS Surrey Downs CCG does hold some of this information. The current recommendations for local CCGs are available on the PAD https://surreyccg.ressystems.net/pad/Search/DrugConditionProfile/5674) and are based on the recommendations made by the RMOC in 2017. Until the APC has considered the paper in April, the CCG is unable to provide information on the traffic light status of FreeStyle Libre moving forward. After consideration at the APC in April, the recommendations from the committee will be uploaded to the appropriate page (link above) on the PAD.

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